The Fastest Ship in Space

The Fastest Ship in Space

By Pamela Freeman

Cover and internal illustrations by Yvonne Low

Published by Second Look

An imprint of Christmas Press

Published June 2018

ISBN 9780994528063


For Katie, exploring the far reaches of the Solar System in her family spaceship is just ordinary life – but living on Earth, now THAT would be exciting! There seems no way she and her brother, Sam, will ever see Earth, until they accidentally end up on the fastest Ship in space, on its way to the Moon. But will they ever get there? Space Station security, smugglers, space pirates – not to mention their parents – all see ready to stop them. Katie and Sam aren’t going to be pushed around. Neither is their gran…

A new edition of Pamela Freeman’s fantastic space adventure for young readers, with new illustrations by Yvonne Low.

About the author:

Pamela Freeman is an award-winning author of more than 30 books for both adults and children. Her children’s books include the much-loved Victor’s Quest and its sequel Victor’s Challenge (Aurealis Award for Best Children’s Fantasy) and the Princess Betony series which is set in the same universe, as well as science fiction, family drama and non-fiction picture books. Her most recent children’s book, Desert Lake, won the ASO Librarian’s Choice Award, was highly commended in the Educational Publishing Awards, and was shortlisted for four other awards. Pamela also writes historical fiction for adults as Pamela Hart.

About the illustrator:

Yvonne is an illustrator, writer and award-winning artist.  She enjoys playing with words and colours and is particularly inspired by nature.  Her work is whimsical, often has a dash of humour and always tries to tell a story.  She works mainly in pencil and watercolour, but also dabbles in acrylic, pen and ink, pastel, digital media and Chinese brush painting.

Yvonne has illustrated for Christmas Press with Jack of Spades by Sophie Masson (Eagle Books imprint), in the anthology A Christmas Menagerie (Edited by Beattie Alvarez) and in Pamela Freeman’s The Fastest Ship in Space(Second Look).Yvonne has illustrated for ABC Commercial and her poetry features in The School Magazine.

She is an active member of the CBCA (Northern Sydney Sub-branch) and SCBWI and is a Books in Homes Australia Role Model.


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